Rosie is known for its sandwiches, salads, homemade fresh soups, cupcakes and baked goods—including a carrot…More cake that was featured on the Connecticut Magazine's "Best of Connecticut" list in 2008. Stop into the eclectic cafe for Sunday brunch and enjoy the cafe's eggs Benedict while taking in the sounds of that week's live entertainment.
The cafe is conveniently connected to Elm Street Books, making it an ideal spot to enjoy a relaxing morning or afternoon with a good book and delicious food.
Elm Street Books, known as New Canaan's community bookstore, has been in business since 2003 and at its current…More location in the center of Elm Street since 2006. It is connected to the comfortable cafe Rosie and together, they offer a great escape. As General Manager Kathleen Millard said, "They do the cooking, we do the booking."
Elm Street Books has much to offer the community with author events and book clubs in partnership with the New Canaan Library. The store also has a small children's department and offers children's story hours. They carry a range of books, including those that are featured on the Indie Bestseller list.